Coat: Lydia's Coat
Sharron Hedges (American, born 1949?)
Object Place: United States
Center back: 123 cm (48 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Woman’s crocheted wool coat in subtle shades of light to dark blue and purple in undulating pattern of waves and cloudlike forms, trimmed with three-dimensional floral shapes in pinks, cream and green at shawl collar and asymmetrical front closure. Coat lined with silk plain weave, except three-quarter open sleeves which are lined with gray wool crochet. Two hook-and-eye fasteners on front closure.
1975, Lydia Bach (original commission). By 2009, with Torso Vintages, San Francisco, CA; 2010, sold by Torso Vintages to Lauren Whitley, Lawrence, MA; sold by Whitley to the MFA. (Accession date: February 24, 2010)
Museum purchase with funds donated by Daphne Farago
Reproduced with permission.